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2011 

One Hundred Day Attack - the 100th Day For this Hundred Day Attack I have had the theme Clients, Clients, Clients with a major concentration on prospecting, each ten days raising my efforts for calls, follow up, personal meets etc by 10% from a starting base ( my previous norm).I feel the effect...
05/11/2011
The Wonder of Education   On my first day of school - so long ago - I wondered (briefly) when this phase of my life would be over. Now that I was at school, would I have to come back again tomorrow?At various landmarks in my education, I have briefly wondered the same thing. I am happy to report ...
05/10/2011
Joys of Spring, with a few challenges   Local streams are running a banker because of the warmer temperatures melting mountain snows. Had to happen. We had a long winter with much snow, perhaps three times normal. It was great for the winter sports enthusiasists. They have gone now at the end of...
05/09/2011
This week in earthquakes - Intermountain Corridor As part of a hobby, I like to observe weekly earthquake activity for the Intermountain Corridor (Utah to Yellowstone),I am always interested in the number of small earthquakes in the region and also the color of the incidents.. This week's map pu...
05/08/2011
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Happy Mother's Day Much feverish activity for the acknowledging and receiving of Mother's Day greetings ~ that time of the year when there is a universal recognition of the value of Mothers. I, for one, had the best Mother in the world. Even when there was a progressive transfer down the sibling ...
05/08/2011
First Efforts with Kompozer As with most things I try, I use  a "suck it and see" approach. This leads to messy work as I overdo everything in playing around. Usually several trials later, I simplify to meet my needs and everything settles down. (Something to do with "kid in the candy store"and f...
05/07/2011
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                                  A few warm days... Put a few warm days together and the seasons change. Still not many flowers around but the weed department seems to be doing OK. They are supposed to be the enemy; how can such beauty raise so much ire. After pulling up some of the offenders, ...
05/07/2011
Getting in practise for Friday 13th Ever have one of those days? (I think Elvis Presley sang about it in the 60s). One little bit of maintenance, ... and the procession starts. The lift on my van had been failing intermittently - not caring whether I was on board or outside. The hurrier I was tr...
05/06/2011
A chance to party - Cinco de Mayo Moments in history usually allow an excuse for a party. North of the Mexican border Cinco de Mayo certainly attracts a party following. We are celebrating the victory of Mexican Militia over vastly superior French forces on this day in 1862, at the Battle of Pue...
05/05/2011
                                  What does this button do? Happy accidents. Since joining ActiveRain I learned about Picasa 3 (Craig's Classroom - he's got heaps of posts on the subject) as a photo editing program with potential. I have relied on it for months now for editing and storing my wor...
05/04/2011
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